Posts Tagged: richmal crompton

On Liquorice Allsorts and Mixed Dew Drops

Have you noticed, when reading old children’s stories, that they often have the most amazing food described in them? The Secret Seven have lemonade and rock buns in their secret meetings, The Magic Faraway Tree’s inhabitants have enchanted toffee-shocks and

On Liquorice Allsorts and Mixed Dew Drops

Have you noticed, when reading old children’s stories, that they often have the most amazing food described in them? The Secret Seven have lemonade and rock buns in their secret meetings, The Magic Faraway Tree’s inhabitants have enchanted toffee-shocks and

On choosing books by lucky dip

This has been my week off between ending at the bookshop and starting at the Fringe, and it has been a lovely opportunity to read a great deal. Today I finished Neil Gaiman’s Stardust, and started and finished Word Hunters: The Curious

On choosing books by lucky dip

This has been my week off between ending at the bookshop and starting at the Fringe, and it has been a lovely opportunity to read a great deal. Today I finished Neil Gaiman’s Stardust, and started and finished Word Hunters: The Curious